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[ROM][4.2.2][AOKP/CM/PA] GT-I9300 Vanilla RootBox [04/08][v4.2][DEVELOPMENT THREAD]


Retired Recognized Developer
Mar 10, 2012


Vanilla RootBox is built straight from RootBox sources and always carries a very light installation with no extra/useless apps. This means, you can enjoy a pure Android experience combined with AOKP/CM/PA features. Every RootBox releases are stable and always up to the challenge for a daily usage. If you're wondering how this ROM differs from any other AOKP roms out there, I only have one thing to say: Try it yourself and choose the one that meets your requirements.


Built from RootBox Sources

For a complete list of all Features in RootBox, visit the following link:
Complete Feature List

AOKP Features

Hybrid Settings

Per App DPI
Per App Colors (Statusbar, Icons, NavBar)
Per App UI (Phone, Tablet, Phablet)
Per App Expanded Mode (FullScreen)
NavBar Height

General Settings

Home button call answer (Accessibility Option)
Variable Lockscreen Pattern size (CM)
Quiet Hours (CM)
Power Sounds (CM)
Camera Shutter sound
Permissions (AOKP)
Profiles (CM)
Update Center – OTA Updates through GOO Manager


Save pictures to external memory
Timer Shutter
Voice Shutter
Power Shutter
Picture Size
Focus Mode
Color Effects
White Balance
ISO Settings
Scenery Settings
Smart Shutter
Store Location (GPS)
Burst Shots


Clock: Increasing Alarm
Clock: Flip/Shake – Snooze or Dismiss
Clock: Disable Alarm Icon on Statusbar


Easy selector
Privacy Mode
Quick Message
Wake and Unlock
Strip Unicode
Emoji support
Direct Call
Message font size
Text area size


Noise supressiony, Off)
Flip Actions
Phone: Advance Phone Settings (Vibrate on Answer, Every 45 Seconds, On Hangup and On Call Waiting)
Rejected calls as missed
Voicemail can be cleared in notification

RootBox Settings

General UI

Pie (Paranoid Android)
Low Battery Warning (Pop-up & Sound, Pop-up only, Sound only, Off)
Expanded Desktop


Disable Fullscreen Keyboard (Landscape mode)
Auto keyboard rotation
Option to control cursor in text fields using volume keys


Lockscreen See Through
Lockscreen Background
Screen Security Features (Unlock options: Quick Unlock, Delay Screen Lock, Menu Unlock, Home Unlock)

Statusbar and Notification Drawer

Breathing SMS
Breathing Missed Call
Display Connected WiFi Network beside Carrier Label
Notification Drawer Shortcuts
Notifications Behaviour (Always Expand, Never Expand, Normal, Old Style)
Notification icon opacity
Power Widget (CM)


cLock (Chronus)


Option to disable sound when adjusting volume
Launch Music app on Headset connection
Swap Volume Buttons on Rotation

Hardware Keys

Hardware Keys Remapping
Lockscreen Hardware Keys Remapping

Recommended Installation Steps

Coming from another Custom ROM:

1. Wipe Data/Factory Reset (This does not affect your Internal/External storage)

2. Flash RootBox zip

3. Flash JB GAPPS

4. Wipe Dalvik Cache

5. Reboot

Coming from Stock Samsung ROM:

1. Root Phone - Get CWM Recovery (Refer to How to root your Samsung Galaxy S3)

2. Wipe Data/Factory Reset (This does not affect your Internal/External storage)

3. Flash RootBox zip

4. Flash JB GAPPS

5. Wipe Dalvik Cache

6. Reboot

How to upgrade RootBox versions:

1. Download RootBox update

2. Flash RootBox update

3. Wipe Cache (Optional)

4. Wipe Dalvik Cache (Optional)

5. Reboot

RootBox Sources


Kernel Sources

CyanogenMod Samsung SMDK4412


Official Downloads

Mirror 1

Mirror 2

Google Apps

Quick Tip: To avoid bad flashes and unexpected surprises, make sure you check the md5sum of the downloaded zip file against the one displayed on Goo or Androtransfer.

If you require immediate support, try catching me on IRC #aokp-sgs2
All Private Messages sent to me for support will be ignored. I do not have the time to go through all the PMs I receive on a daily basis.

New Rules:
*Read Support Thread (At least the first page and the last few pages)
*Read Support Thread once again to make sure you haven't missed anything
*Got a question? Search in this thread or Search in the Support Thread using the search function available in each thread.
*Questions related to: Kernel, Battery, Apps, Themes, Features etc.. should be asked in the SUPPORT THREAD.
*If you don't follow the rules, you will be reported to a moderator. (You have been warned)

For any DEVELOPMENT related question, you can ask them here

Non-development | Discussion | Support

This is a development thread only. For Discussion, Support and Non-development posts: Use the Support Thread! You have been warned.

RootBox Support Thread


**Due to thread size limit restrictions, only the latest version's changelog will be displayed.
If you wish to have changelogs from previous versions, you can find them at the following link:

RootBox Changelogs

RootBox Nightlies Changelogs

Changelogs are now integrated with the ROM itself:

- At the root of ROM zip file (changelog.txt)
- Goo Manager app (View Changelog section of the zip file)
- Goo.im website (Drag mouse over the zip file and click "view file changelog")




I'm not a big fan of donations, but I put this up because I've been getting too many PM asking for my paypal account.

Credits/Thanks To:
* Teamhacksung
* The CyanogenMod Project
* Paranoid Android
* DaXmax
* Rodries
* Pier
* BigDenn - Logo, bootanimation and wallpapers


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New member
Feb 16, 2005
Really nice Rom...Thanks:)
Did siha 1.5.4 somebody tested already With this rom?


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New member
Oct 7, 2011
1.6 is for leaked JB

You have to flash 1.6 because it is jelly bean and not ICS

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i think 1.6 is for leaked JB

v1.6 versions support ONLY Samsung JB leaks. They won't work on ICS or CM9/10. Similarly, v1.5 or earlier versions will not work on Samsung JB Leaks. v1.5.4-cm10 is only for CM10 based ROMs which have fixed mali/memory leak. If you are on ICS or an earlier version of CM10 use v1.5.3.


Just got my s3 today...and it looks like I chose the right time :)
Thanks Bajee and PieR, awesome work as always!

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